The National Security Space Association (NSSA) is seeking a bright, energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented marketing and communications manager to join our team of talented professionals in a rapidly growing industry association, assisting with day-to-day association activities.
NSSA (www.nssaspace.org) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support association solely dedicated to the National Security Space enterprise, to include the Department of Defense, U.S. Space Force, and the Intelligence Community. NSSA works to advance long-term cooperation among industry and government, leading the way with expert opinion, insight and analysis.
The Marketing Communications Manager will lead all marketing communications efforts and provide general support across a variety of tasks, including event planning, workforce development, membership development, member relations, and other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead all marketing communications efforts to include general marketing of the association, events, and membership programs
Lead creation and distribution of weekly email newsletter and other email marketing efforts
Expand on existing social media footprint across a variety of platforms to increase visibility of the association and its offerings. Use social media to promote events, share community news, and more
Create and maintain a comprehensive communications plan and calendar
Lead transition to new website (currently being built) and maintain it to provide timely, relevant information
Lead media outreach and cultivating media contact relationships
Manage contact and distribution lists to maintain up to date information
Maintain organizational overview presentations to maintain accuracy
Develop relationships with potential and current industry partners
Track various points of contact within member organizations
Assist membership team in developing marketing tools in support of the membership and event programs
Planning for in-person and virtual events at both the unclassified and classified level
Support all event logistics activities
Support planning and presentations for Board of Advisors and Board of Directors meetings
Coordinate logistics for workforce development programs and events
Education / Experience
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience for or with industry associations, private sector industry, or government
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while meeting deadlines and attending to the smallest of details
Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently and as part of a team
Willingness to travel, including weekends
Ability to work and support events outside of normal work hours, to include nights and weekends
Experience in national security or space a plus
CAE or other relevant professional certifications are a plus
Active security clearance a plus
Please submit a résumé, a cover letter describing relevant work experience, and salary requirements.
The NSSA workforce is provided through our trusted partner company, Velos. While directly working to support NSSA and its mission, you will be hired as a Velos employee under contract to NSSA.
Both NSSA and Velos believe that a broadly diverse staff is critical to achieving excellence. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with the full range of fair employment practices and non-discrimination laws.
Velos offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, 401K, and health benefits. We know our team is more than just the job we do, which is why we support education advancement with our tuition reimbursement program.
Velos is a full-service engineering and technical services and government relations consulting firm representing leaders in the defense, aerospace, intelligence, and related industries. As an SBA-certified HUBZone company, Velos incorporates technical prowess into the execution of corporate strategies and business development experience, providing clients with reliable, cost effective, and maximum impact solutions. Velos also provides multi-discipline engineering and technical services to agencies such as NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).